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It Kind of Sounds Like Donald Trump Jr. Confirmed James Comey's Testimony

Trump took to Twitter early Friday to declare victory , denouncing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired as a liar and a " leaker " based on Comey's damaging testimony about their interactions. Okay! Trump Jr. also said Comey's testimony "vindicated" his dad, whch was much more on message. Opposition Democrats have said that the leaks occurred after Comey was sacked and no longer a government official. Lire la suite »

South Korea president says youth job situation 'dire', must act now

The government, on June 5, announced a supplementary budget to increase social welfare subsidies and especially to deliver on Moon's election promise to create more jobs. Moon's party only holds 40 percent of the 299 seats in the National Assembly. In a speech prepared for the Bank of Korea's 67th anniversary, Governor Lee Ju-yeol said uncertainties remain high and inflationary pressure isn't strong, which merits the bank to maintain its current record-low interest rate of 1.25 percent for ... Lire la suite »

Microsoft DITCHES virtual reality at E3 2017

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Microsoft will now start shipping the Xbox One X in black color with 1TB of storage . For more on Microsoft's smallest and most powerful console ever, check out this overview of Xbox One X's specs and features and well as our comprehensive rundown of everything revealed so far about Xbox One X . Lire la suite »

Tony Awards: 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins best musical

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By then, it was in large part a coronation of Hamilton , a delivery mechanism for the many, many awards we all knew it would win. Nixon, the "Sex and the City" star, struck a defiant political tone, saluting those who refuse to stand by and watch bad things happen in the world. Lire la suite »

Governor Mead Responds To Paris Climate Agreement

Trump argued that the Paris agreement favors emerging economies such as China's and India's at the expense of US workers. Climate issues are global challenges. Ige says the islands are seeing the impacts of climate change first-hand. Iowa City Mayor Jim Throgmorton has joined thousands of mayors across the country in support of the Paris Agreement. Lire la suite »

Prime Minister's Seat: Theresa May battles for survival

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Several Conservative lawmakers have warned that May can not carry on indefinitely, after throwing away a 17-seat majority in the 650-seat House of Commons. The prime minister has vowed to pull Britain out of Europe's single market in order to end mass migration from the bloc, despite fears of the economic impact. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump blasts 'coward' James Comey

Comey repeatedly refused to say in the Senate hearing Thursday whether he thought Trump had obstructed justice. He said he didn't return a third call Trump placed after taking office. "The Judiciary staff are all lawyers, most very good lawyers", said Feinstein, who also sits on that committee. On CNN's "State of the Union", Senate Intelligence Committee member Susan Collins (R-Maine) said Trump should provide "a straight yes or no" answer on the tapes . Lire la suite »

US Intel Chiefs Grilled Over Russian Connections

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But it was a Democrat, Sen. Nowhere in Wednesday's hours-long testimony did Coats or Rogers deny the president asked them to intervene; they simply refused to talk about it. No matter how one may feel about the email investigation and I still have concerns about the way those emails were handled that was an active investigation that went on during a period of time it was open, it was conducted, and it was closed. Lire la suite »

House Committee to James Comey: Hand Over the Memos

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., June 8, 2017. "I fault General Sessions - maybe he did, maybe he inquired into what was going on here - but I also fault Jim Comey", Gonzales, who served under former President George W. Lire la suite »

Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area

The store is located in the midst of Sun City, a retirement community off Interstate 215 in Menifee, about 70 miles north of San Diego. Alberre said the store does not yet have any plans for what they will do with the $1 million bonus. The largest lottery jackpot in USA was just in January of previous year, when three winners split a total of $1.8 billion. Officials say the earliest the ticket could be redeemed is 8 a.m. Lire la suite »

Theresa May forme un nouveau gouvernement — Grande-Bretagne

Avec dix sièges, ce parti régionaliste ultra-conservateur lui permettrait d'avoir le soutien nécessaire pour gouverner tant bien que mal. Avec ces résultats, confirmant un parlement suspendu, le parti conservateur devra négocier des alliances afin de pouvoir former un gouvernement. Lire la suite »

Britain's May brings back foe, aiming to unite party before Brexit

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She'd called that election to increase her majority and strengthen her hand in talks to leave the European Union, but her Conservative Party won just 318 seats. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned Saturday. "We are going to see, I hope, more collective decision-making in the cabinet". Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown said the prime minister had no mandate. Lire la suite »

British PM In Crisis As Anti-Gay DUP Party Takes Center Stage

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The right-wing British press speculated Sunday that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a former journalist and the former Mayor of London , was plotting a leadership coup. Observers said a surge in youth turnout fueled by anger over last year's shock Brexit vote played a pivotal role in stripping May of her parliamentary majority. Lire la suite »

French leader Emmanuel Macron faces test in parliamentary elections

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The figures did not include votes from France's biggest cities and such early counts tend to be less precise than pollsters' estimates, which put Macron's party close to 33 percent. Marine Le Pen , who is standing as an MP in Northern France, was ahead after the first round after scoring 45% of the vote. Ms Le Pen's party took a disappointing 13.2 per cent, well below her 21.3 per cent of the presidential first round vote. Lire la suite »

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan assures of farmers' welfare in MP

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Chouhan went on the fast in a bid to restore peace in the state which recently witnessed turbulence because of the violent protest staged by the farmers demanding better prices for their produce and also a waiver on loan repayments. Chouhan yesterday met some farmer leaders, but failed to reach a compromise. State Ministers and the kin of the peasants killed in police firing earlier urged the Chief Minister to end his fast. Lire la suite »

CM Shivraj ends his fast — Madhya Pradesh

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Earlier, both the Chief Minister and Agriculture Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen had ruled out any loan waiver, following which a group of farmers started a counter-protest opposite Chouhan's podium at the same site. Rattled by the violence during the latest farmers' stir, Chouhan perhaps felt the need to shift the blame again. The latest fast was carefully scripted. Lire la suite »

"Match plié" mais pas de "Macron-mania" — Législatives françaises

Le second tour de ces élections législatives se déroulera dimanche prochain. Au final, 529 représentants ayant postulé en ligne ont été désignés, dont la moitié de femmes et seulement 28 parlementaires sortants, cinq critères édictés par Emmanuel Macron ayant guidé les choix de la commission d'investiture: "parité", "renouvellement", "probité", "pluralisme politique" et "adhésion au projet" présidentiel. Lire la suite »

Theresa May remains under pressure ahead of DUP talks

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The leader of the Scottish Conservative party Ruth Davidson- who announced her engagement to her partner Jen Wilson in May- been very firm that LGBT rights can not be compromised by a DUP alliance. The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, which was the oversight of our policy program", he said. Lire la suite »

La participation en forte baisse, LREM en tête — Législatives

Soit entre 390 et 445 députés sur 577. Les Républicains et l'UDI sont crédités de 21,5% des votes. De son côté, le Parti Socialiste obtient 9,7 % juste derrière la France Insoumise de Jean-Luc Mélenchon avec 11 %. Mais leurs faibles résultats ne leur garantiront au mieux que très peu de sièges à l'assemblée. Selon les projections des instituts de sondage Ipsos/Sopra Steria et Kantar-Sofres, cela implique que le parti risque d'obtenir une majorité écrasante à l'issue du second tour ... Lire la suite »

Republican wants Trump tapes if they exist

The White House and First Family are hard at work spinning the latest news out of James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee , which Donald Trump says both fully vindicates him of any wrongdoing and proves that Comey is a liar. Lire la suite »